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Kumho remains top of Korean replacement market

Kumho remains top of the Korean replacement tyre market for the second consecutive year. According to recent data from the Korea Tire Manufacturers Association (KOTMA), Kumho topped the charts with sales of 6.52 million tyres for the year to December 2018, which accounted for more than 40 per cent of all locally-produced tyres sold in

Kumho OE for Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Kumho Tyre has once again been selected as an OE supplier to Mercedes-Benz.

Winter tyre range from Kumho

All members of Kumho’s cold weather tyre range feature both M+S (Mud & Snow) and the desirable 3pMSF (3 Peaks Mountain Snow Flake) sidewall markings. The treads of all the company’s cold weather products contain additional silica in order to keep them supple in lower temperatures, and additional ‘sipes’ (small lateral grooves) to help best maintain

Kumho renews partnership with Spurs

Kumho Tire has renewed its partnership with Tottenham Hotspur as its Official Tyre Partner for a further three years from the start of the 2018/19 season.

Young Rally Driver of the Year finalists selected

The finalists for Motorsport Ireland’s Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver of the Year award have been selected – with Armagh’s Jason Black and James Wilson as well as Jordan Hone from Co. Derry in the running to take home Irish rallying’s most prestigious awards.

Kumho Tire agrees transfer of tyre manufacturing technology to Pakistani firm

South Korean tyre manufacturer, Kumho Tire has signed an agreement to transfer its tyre manufacturing technology to Century Engineering Industries of Pakistan at its headquarters in Seoul. The deal is the first of its kind in the Korean tyre industry and expected to serve as a new approach to entering a developing country market. Kumho

Kumho Portran designed for latest generation LCVs

The Kumho Portran KC53 is primarily designed for the latest generation of large commercial vans and has been optimised to deliver exceptional highway performance. PORTRAN KC53 The heavy-duty KC53 boasts a wide tread and stable block pattern ensuring outstanding dry handling, even in maximum load conditions. Broad cross-grooves provide precise steering in both dry and

Kyungtai Ju is appointed president of Kumho Tyre Europe

With immediate effect, Kyungtai Ju has been appointed the new President of Kumho Tyre Europe GmbH. He replaces Changrin Suk, who will return to Kumho’s Korean headquarters with responsibility for global sales. Kyungtai Ju has held a variety positions at Kumho, a company he has now served for almost 30 years. Commencing his career at

Kumho appoints R H Clayton for UK truck tyre distribution

Kumho has enjoyed a successful working relationship with UK tyre distributor R H Claydon for some 20 years and has now appointed the company to handle its truck tyre distribution requirements for the UK. A third-generation family business, R H Claydon boasts full national coverage via six strategically-placed warehouses and will carry the entire range

Kumho’s latest environmentally-friendly car tyre

Consumers have varying priorities when replacing their car tyres. Price will always be a key factor, but while some drivers require optimum grip, others favour minimum wear or, long tread life) More and more are, however, selecting tyres of notably low rolling resistance, thereby saving money at the pumps and therefore the world’s natural resources

Superb new lifestyle SUV and off-road tyres from Kumho

Kumho’s already comprehensive 4×4 tyre range has recently been further enhanced by the addition of the Crugen HP91 and Crugen KL33 SUV offerings. While there are numerous Kumho 4×4 products from which to choose, the majority of requirements will be covered by these fine new on-road products, plus the cross-functional new Road Venture patterned MT51